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Find emergency resources here, including links to maps, evacuation orders, and shelters for the Wednesday, January 4th-5th storm.
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Prepare for the next storm now! Click here for a downloadable storm preparedness checklist.
Evacuation maps; https://aware.zonehaven.com
Emergency Shelters: Santa Cruz County
Cesar Chavez Middle School, 440 Arthur Rd, Watsonville, shelter currently open, beds available
Santa Cruz Bible Church, 440 Frederick St, Santa Cruz, shelter opens Jan 4 at 12:00 PM, temporary evacuation point only, no beds
Live Oak Elementary, 1916 Capitola Rd, Santa Cruz, shelter opens Jan. 4 at 12:00 PM
For general questions regarding storm-related resources please call 831-454-2285
Santa Cruz County maintains a local road closure site: https://sccroadclosure.org. This site includes real-time information on roads in the unincorporated areas (San Lorenzo Valley, North Coast, Aptos, Corralitos, La Selva Beach, etc.) It does not include information on state highways such as Highways 9, 1 or 152, nor does it include roads within local cities. Check Cruz511.org for information on local highways.
To check on PG&E power outages, visit www.pge.com/outages.
Call 831-477-3999 to report county road issues in the unincorporated areas. You can also visit https://dpw.santacruzcounty.
For real-time rain totals and local stream gages, please visit https://santacruz.onerain.com.
For more information about resources click on the link to visit the Santa Cruz County Office of Response, Recovery, and Resiliency
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